Director of People and Organisational Development

London Borough of Southwark
Southwark, London
Up to £148,000

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises. We have a young, diverse and growing population. And we stand together.


At Southwark we’re committed to making our borough just and fair and taking positive action to tackle inequalities. Our communities and the workforces that serve them are our greatest asset and our new Director of HR and OD will share our deep- seated commitment to delivering change and improving lives. You will bring a track record of empowering and inspiring a large direct workforce who are proud to be anti-racist, working closely with Trade Unions and championing inclusive leadership and a strong performance culture.


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Search Closes – 17th May 2023

Longlist meeting – 23rd May 2023

Preliminary Interviews – 5th and 6th June 2023

1:1s with CEO – 19th June 2023

Stakeholder sessions – 23rd June 2023

Final Panel interviews – 26th June 2023